Activities Assistant-(FT) & Temp to Hire
at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 5/18/2019

Job Description

Volunteers of America are looking for an Engaging and Energetic Full Time and a Temp-to-Hire Activities Assistant to work in our Assisted Living or our Memory Care Unit to coordinate and participate in our resident’s activities at Homestead of Rochester Community in Rochester, MN! The Assistant will work side by side with the Directors of each unit.

***Full time position-40 hour a week position

***Temp to Hire position-40 hours a week temporary, may become permanent for the right candidate.

(Both candidates must be able to drive the Van on various trips-must have a clean driving record.)


  • Coordinate social, recreational, purposeful and spiritual activities to residents
  • Assist with planning and scheduling trips and outside activities

Job Requirements


1.    High school graduate or equivalent education is preferred.  Preference given to persons who have completed courses in therapeutic recreation.
2.    Minimum one year experience in a healthcare setting preferred.
3.    If operating company vehicle you must be 21 years of age and meet the MVR organization standards.
4.    Ability to read, understand and follow written and oral instructions; to prepare written reports and documentation.
5.    Ability to work with residents of varying levels of responsiveness.
6.    Motor coordination and manual dexterity required in working with craft projects and other resident activities.
7.    Able and willing to work flexible hours, such as during evenings and weekends for planned activities events.
8.    Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.


EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

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